[tlhIngan Hol] placement of Hoch in a {-bogh} phrase

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Jul 12 08:50:48 PDT 2019

On 7/12/2019 11:42 AM, Will Martin wrote:
> Another option would be {cheS’e’ Sopbogh Hoch.} As for rabbits, all 
> which eat.

Is this meant to be a noun-noun construction? That doesn't work, because 
you can't put a type 5 noun suffix on the first noun of a noun-noun 

If it's meant to be two components of part of a larger sentence, like 
*cheS'e', Sopbogh Hoch vIlegh*/As for rabbits, I see all which eat,/ 
remember that Okrand told us that using a type 5'd topic at the 
beginning of a sentence that isn't a subject or object would be highly 
marked. It's basically not a real option.

The only thing that *cheS'e' Sopbogh Hoch* would normally be interpreted 
as is /rabbit which everyone eats./ *cheS'e' Sopbogh Hoch vIlegh*/I see 
the rabbit which everyone eats./


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